Al-Sisi, Greece Parliament Speaker discuss counterterrorism, illegal immigration

Daily News Egypt
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Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi visited, on Thursday, the Greek Parliament headquarters in Athens, and met with Parliament Speaker Konstantinos Tasoulas.

The pair discussed bilateral cooperation and recent developments in the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean regions.

The meeting also tackled Egypt’s comprehensive vision for combating terrorism, extremism, and illegal immigration.

Tasoulas praised Al-Sisi’s efforts and initiatives that aim for peace and stability in the region.

Meanwhile, Al-Sisi invited the Greece Parliament Speaker to visit Egypt, expressing the country’s readiness to further strengthen relations with Greece on various levels.

Al-Sisi also expressed his condolences on death of several Greek citizens in the recent Aegean Sea earthquake.

During his visit to Athens, Al-Sisi met with several high-profile officials including Alexis Tsipras, the former Greek Prime Minister and left-wing Syriza Party leader, and Greek Minister of Environment and Energy, Kostis Hatzidakis.

The Egyptian President arrived, on Tuesday, in Athens in an official visit that came as part of the Egyptian-Greek consultations at the bilateral level, as well as at the tripartite level with Cyprus.

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